Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Cathedral Inventories Conference

Last month ChurchCare, the Cathedral and Buildings Division of the Church of England’s Archbishops’ Council, held a conference in St Paul’s cathedral, London, on cathedral inventories. The conference had been advertised through the Cathedral Archives, Libraries & Collections Association and so was well–attended but regrettably only one Irish cathedral, Christ Church, Dublin, was represented.

In the Church of England the creation and maintenance of cathedral inventories is a statutory requirement and while no such requirement is in force in the Church of Ireland there is much to be learned from the English experience. The purpose of the…

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